AFAB, a Lake Forest, Calif.-based manufacturer of machined parts and assemblies, is moving into the aerospace and automotive markets through acquisitions of new equipment, hiring experienced personnel, and institutingnew systems, according to the company.
"We have been improving our quality procedures to meet the higher demands required by customers within the aerospace and automotive markets," said Larry Campbell, president of AFAB. "Additionally, our state-of-the-art pallet system and our lights-out manufacturing system lends itself to those markets relying on precision automation." In the past, AFAB has provided tray assemblies and interior seat components to the commercial aviation market, and remote oil filter assemblies to the automotive industry.
AFAB's technology acquisitions enable unattended manufacturing processes throughout the shop, allowing for 24/7 operations. These improvements have been brought about through an ongoing focus on customer support and on-time delivery, according to the company.